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are you the type of person who will thrive in business?

Will you achieve start up success in your new business? Will you absolutely love your career change and never look back? These are the questions you want to answer immediately. If you could just know the outcome, it would make starting a new business a hell of a lot easier, wouldn’t it? Let’s be clear. An entrepreneurial lifestyle requires work, dedication, and patience. Throw risks and experimentation into the mix as well, and a huge slice of this new business pie involves a great deal of uncertainty. You can’t expect exact answers at the onset. But you can learn to have…

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why an ideal customer profile fast tracks your start up success

Creating a customer profile may seem like a no-brainer. Or, maybe it doesn’t feel like a pressing issue, given your growing to-do list these days. You may be asking, “Do I really have to do this? Can’t I just worry with that later on, when I actually get my business on its feet?” That’s the entire…

Starting a new business can be daunting. But continuing this pattern in a dead end job week after week is perhaps even scarier for you.

is life telling you it’s time for a career change?

Ready to quit your job? Feeling anxiety and stress at every turn? Stuck, suffocating, or straight-up unhappy? Starting a new business can be daunting. But continuing this pattern in a dead end job week after week is perhaps even scarier for you. I know, it’s tempting to hone in on ‘the job’ when considering a…

fear stopping you from starting a new business?… how to let it go

Does starting a new business feel like a big step? You’re probably saying, “No. It feels like a massive, overwhelming leap!” But if you’re thinking it’s impossible, that’s far from the truth. It’s not only possible; it’s possible for you. Whatever your background, experience, or passion, an entrepreneurial lifestyle can be yours. Instead of fitting…

women who connect business with their heart and passion are winning

Have you considered a career change? Starting a new business of your own maybe? I’d like to talk about what this experience and the entrepreneur lifestyle is like. Because women who are hitching their business to heart and passion are making some seriously beautiful waves. They’re grinning. Shaking the shackles of a 9 to 5….

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the strength of your gentleness at work

Tread softly my dear.   You’re doing the best you can.  Life is throwing so much at you right now.  And you’re catching everything with your heart, your mind, your soul.   You fear touching so much at once.  How much space do you have to keep facing the worry, the pain, the fear?  …

how to build confidence to start your own business

Just have confidence.  Believe in yourself.  You’ve likely heard these expressions before.  You’ve maybe repeated them in front of the mirror multiple times a day.  In theory, they represent a solid plan.  But how do you cultivate enough confidence to make your career change a reality?  What does enough confidence even look like? Having “confidence”…

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Self-care is one of those buzzwords that’s heard everywhere and has probably started to get on your nerves a bit.  And that’s fine. You can just call it something else….

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